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Schedule: Mobile sessions

Move beyond the traditional desktop Web browser to apply the power of JavaScript and other front-end technologies to mobile apps, working within the constraints of mobile features and mobile UI design.

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Grand Ballroom A
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Maximiliano Firtman (ITMaster Professional Training)
Average rating: ***..
(3.61, 31 ratings)
With iOS 6, Chrome, and IE10 we can now push the limits of JavaScript and HTML5 APIs. Lots of APIs are out there. However, not everything is similar to desktop: performance, background code and storage needs a review. This session will give you an overview of what you need to know, including labs testing on your own phone on progressive enhancement, feature detection and HTML5 APIs. Read more.
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Grand Ballroom B
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Ilya Grigorik (Google)
Average rating: ****.
(4.70, 54 ratings)
From the ground up introduction to the field of web performance optimization: network bottlenecks, the document parsing and evaluation pipeline, visual layout, javascript, and more. We'll investigate each in order and then pull it all together through case studies and hands-on examples. Read more.
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Continental 5
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Kraig Brockschmidt (Microsoft)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 3 ratings)
Use what you already know of web technologies to build great apps for Windows 8. Learn what the Windows platform offers; how apps are structured with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript; the fundamentals of the WinRT API; using the Windows Library for JavaScript and third party libraries; using HTML and platform controls; and an introduction to the Windows Store. Read more.
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Grand Ballroom A
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Raymond Camden (Adobe)
Average rating: ***..
(3.48, 27 ratings)
In this workshop you will learn how to use the open source PhoneGap framework to create mobile applications using HTML, JavaScript, and CSS. Read more.
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Grand Ballroom B
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Ohad Kravchick (The New York Times)
Average rating: **...
(2.39, 46 ratings)
Learn how to build a fully working webapp from scratch, from building models, views, controllers, through writing tests, all the way to automating the drudgery. Read more.
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Grand Ballroom A
Ralph Whitbeck (appendTo, LLC)
Average rating: ***..
(3.62, 8 ratings)
A quick intro to jQuery Mobile for those living under a rock with a state of the project, what we've done, features of the latest release, followed by a look at what's ahead. After that I'll go over some tips for creating plugins and working with jQM and other technologies like Backbone.js and Cordova. Read more.
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Continental 5
Angela Nicoara (Deutsche Telekom Innovation Laboratories, Silicon Valley Innovation Center, USA)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 7 ratings)
Despite the growing popularity of mobile web browsing, the energy consumed by a phone browser while surfing the web is poorly understood. We present an infrastructure for measuring the precise energy used by a mobile browser to render web pages. Our tools are sufficiently precise to measure the energy needed to render individual web elements, such as CSS, Javascript, images, and plug-in objects. Read more.
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Continental 4
Rachel Myers (GitHub), Emily Nakashima (GitHub)
Average rating: ***..
(3.93, 15 ratings)
There are lots of tools for tracking page load times — but as the web goes mobile, applications get asynchronous, and functionality moves to the browser, the meaning of “site performance” is changing. Most measuring tools haven’t caught up yet. We’ll talk about how to measure your users’ experiences beyond time to window load. #backbone #ember #html5 #mobile #performance #tools Read more.
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Continental 5
Average rating: ****.
(4.80, 5 ratings)
Tired of Hello World? In this session, we explore best practices to build real-world PhoneGap applications. We investigate the Single Page Architecture, HTML templates, effective Touch events, modular application techniques, and more. This session is a must if you plan to build a PhoneGap application that has more than a couple of screens. Read more.

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